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Morten Johan Sørvig

Getting Started With Qt for WebAssembly

Published Monday November 19th, 2018 | 9 Comments on Getting Started With Qt for WebAssembly
Posted in Dev Loop | Tags:

We’ve previously blogged about some of the features of Qt for WebAssembly. In this blog post we’ll take a look at how to get started: building Qt, building your application, and finally deploying the application. If you would like to know more about this topic, then please join me for the Qt for WebAssembly webinar […]

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Michael Herrmann

Python and Qt: 3,000 hours of developer insight

Published Thursday November 15th, 2018 | 21 Comments on Python and Qt: 3,000 hours of developer insight
Posted in Dev Loop, Qt for Python, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , ,

With Qt for Python released, it’s time to look at the powerful capabilities of these two technologies. This article details one solopreneur’s experiences. The task Back in 2016, I started developing a cross-platform file manager called fman. Its goal: To let you work with files more efficiently than Explorer on Windows or Finder on Mac. […]

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Allan Sandfeld Jensen

Testing Qt on Emulated Architectures Using QEMU User Mode

Published Friday November 9th, 2018 | Leave a comment
Posted in Compilers, Debugging, Dev Loop, Embedded | Tags: , ,

Have you ever wanted to test if your application works on ARM, but don’t want to make an image and launch a real device, or wanted to test an architecture you don’t even have hardware for? I have been following a set of instructions I have gathered from various online sources, and have been teaching others […]

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Ekkehard Gentz [Independent Software Architect, Consultant]

Sharing Files on Android or iOS from or with your Qt App – Part 4

Published Tuesday November 6th, 2018 | Leave a comment
Posted in Dev Loop, Mobile

Welcome to Part 4 of my Blog series about Sharing Files to and from mobile Qt Apps. Part 1  was about sharing Files or Content from your Qt App with native Android or iOS Apps, Part 2 explained how to share Files with your Qt App from other native Android Apps, Part 3 covered sharing Files with your Qt App from other […]

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Tuukka Turunen

Deprecation of Qbs

Published Monday October 29th, 2018 | 200 Comments on Deprecation of Qbs
Posted in Build system, Dev Loop

The Qt Company has been supporting three different build systems for Qt programs. For Qt users, qmake is currently the most widely used build system. CMake is a clear second and growing in popularity. The third place is Qbs, with significantly smaller adoption. When asked about their preferences, most of our customers said they plan […]

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Jani Heikkinen

Qt 5.9.7 Released

Published Tuesday October 23rd, 2018 | 3 Comments on Qt 5.9.7 Released
Posted in Biz Circuit & Dev Loop, Dev Loop, Qt, Releases

Qt 5.9.7 is released today. As a patch release Qt 5.9.7 does not add any new functionality, but provides important bug fixes and other improvements. Compared to Qt 5.9.6, the new Qt 5.9.7 contains almost 60 bug fixes. In total there are around 180 changes in Qt 5.9.7 compared to Qt 5.9.6. For details of the most important changes, […]

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Eike Ziller

Qt Creator 4.8 Beta released

Published Thursday October 11th, 2018 | 30 Comments on Qt Creator 4.8 Beta released
Posted in Dev Loop, Qt, QtCreator, Releases

We are happy to announce the release of Qt Creator 4.8 Beta! Generic Programming Language Support In Qt Creator 4.8 we’ll introduce experimental support for the language server protocol. For many programming languages there is a “language server” available, which provides IDEs with a whole lot of information about the code, as long as they support […]

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Eskil Abrahamsen Blomfeldt

Introducing the Distance Field Generator

Published Wednesday October 10th, 2018 | 18 Comments on Introducing the Distance Field Generator
Posted in Dev Loop, Graphics, OpenGL, Performance, Qt Quick 2, Text and font handling

At least from the perspective of rendering, text is often the most complex part of a traditional two-dimensional user interface. In such an interface, the two main components are rectangular images and text. The rectangular images are often quite static, and can be represented by two triangles and four indexes into a texture atlas that […]

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Miguel Costa

QML Debugging in Visual Studio

Published Monday October 8th, 2018 | 8 Comments on QML Debugging in Visual Studio
Posted in Dev Loop, integration, Labs, Qt, Visual Studio, Windows

The next release of the Qt Visual Studio Tools, v2.3.0, will allow debugging of QML applications in Visual Studio. It will be possible to set breakpoints in QML files and step through the execution of QML code. While in break mode, it will be possible to watch variables and change their values, as well as […]

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